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Editors: Ayako Himura and Takeshi Sato
Book Description:
The renin-angiotensin system (RAS) is a major hormonal system that plays an essential role in regulating salt-water balance and blood pressure. In this book, the authors discuss the physiology, role in disease and health implications of RAS. Topics include the function of the renin-angiotension-aldosterone system in ISIAH rats with stress-sensitive arterial hypertension; RAS implications for eye diseases, obesity and diabetes, and cardiovascular disease; intensive blockade of renin-angiotensin systems; glomerular renin-angiotensin system activation; the role of vitamin D in RAS; the renin-angiotensin system in the pathogenesis of intracranial aneurysms; and a discussion on whether angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors are a contradiction for contrast-induced nephropathy prophylaxis? (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

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Chapter 1 - Function of the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System in the ISIAH Rats with Stress-Sensitive Arterial Hypertension (pp. 1-44)
Authors / Editors: (L.A. Fedoseeva, E.V. Antonov, L.O. Klimov, G.M. Dymshits, A.L. Markel, Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia, and others)
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Chapter 2 - Renin-Angiotensin System Activation: Implications for Eye Diseases (pp. 45-84)
Authors / Editors: (Maria E. Marin-Castaño, Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA)
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Chapter 3 - Implication of the Renin-Angiotensin System in Obesity and Diabetes (pp. 85-118)
Authors / Editors: (Paul Tan, Mark F. Germano, Jolanta Gutkowska, Julie L. Lavoie, Research Center of the University of Montreal Hospital Center (CRCHUM) and Biochemistry, Medicine and Kinesiology Department of the University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and others)

Chapter 4 - Crosstalk between Renin-Angiotensin System and LOX-1: Implications in Cardiovascular Diseases (pp. 119-142)
Authors / Editors: (Zufeng Ding, Fenxi Zhang, Yao Dai, J.L. Mehta, Xianwei Wang, Division of Cardiology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, AR, USA, and others)

Chapter 5 - Intensive Blockade of Renin-Angiotensin System (pp. 143-162)
Authors / Editors: (Nicolás Roberto Robles, University of Salamanca School of Medicine, Salamanca, Spain)

Chapter 6 - Glomerular Renin-Angiotensin System Activation: Implications in Pathological Glomerular Remodeling (pp. 163-180)
Authors / Editors: (Shoji Kagami, Department of Pediatrics, The Institute of Health Bioscience, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan)
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Chapter 7 - The Role of Vitamin D in the Renin Angiotensin System (pp. 181-198)
Authors / Editors: (Khanh Vinh Quốc Lương, Lan Thi Hoàng Nguyễn, Vietnamese American Medical Research Foundation, Westminster, California, USA)

Chapter 8 - The Renin-Angiotensin System in the Pathogenesis of Intracranial Aneurysms and its Complications (pp. 199-208)
Authors / Editors: (Christoph J. Griessenauer, Joel Raborn, R. Shane Tubbs, Martim Mortazavi, Mohammadali M. Shoja, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children’s Hospital, Birmingham, AL and Division of Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA, and others)

Chapter 9 - The Discrepancy of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor for Contrast-Induced Nephropathy Prophylaxis (pp. 209-216)
Authors / Editors: (Hongliang Cong, Ximing Li, Tingting Li, Department of Cardiology, Tianjin Chest Hospital, Tianjin, China)

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      Endocrinology Research and Clinical Developments
      Physiology - Laboratory and Clinical Research
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2013- April
   Pages: 239, 7x10 - (NBC-R)
   ISBN: 978-1-62417-788-0
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